Michigan gov. says indoor dining could reopen soon
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that Michigan restaurants should be able to reopen for indoor dining on Feb. 1 if metrics like the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to trend in the right direction. (Jan. 13)
During a press conference, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state will be following the new CDC guidelines that if after five days there is no stabilization in hospitalizations he will clamp down on indoor dining. Aired on 12/07/2020. Hospitals across New York were ordered Monday to add 25% more beds to handle growing numbers of coronavirus patients, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned he would curtail indoor dining if hospitalizations keep rising. (Dec. 7) Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss how teachers and students can return to face to face learning. Weingarten says "I've always thought that if we had the safeguards in place and the testing, that we could reopen schools." She also addresses reports that she's a contender for Education Secretary in the Biden administration, saying "When the education transition team called me, I moved heaven and Earth to meet with them." and she will share " Aired on 12/3/2020. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an update on COVID-19 restrictions, including an end to indoor dining in New York City as of Monday. "The federal government must provide relief to these bars and restaurants," Cuomo said. Watch his remarks.